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Christmas tree farm grand opening set for Nov. 19

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Christmas is often a hectic time, filled with deciding on the perfect gift, decorations and tree for the season. Santa’s Forest, a Christmas tree farm owned and operated by the Herter family, aims to ease that holiday burden and make it fun at the same time. “It’s neat that it’s…

Let’s have some fun!

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West Lincoln teen ready for pageant this weekend

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Take a look at Noelle Jenkins and you’ll see the makings of a typical pageant queen – looks, poise, alarmingly perfect teeth. Scratch below the surface, however, and you’ll find a girl who isn’t afraid to muck out a horse stable. “I’m the kid that gets out there and gets…

Those attending DABA networking lunch pleased

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The Denver Area Business Association (DABA) held its second and final networking luncheon of the year Thursday at Verdict Ridge Country Club in Denver. DABA President Andrew Johnson called the luncheon successful. “We had 77 people attend, about 10 more than the first one we held in April,” he said.…

Denver businesses reaction to Wal-Mart pro and con

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Business owners and operators in eastern Lincoln County have surprising reactions to county commissioners’ 4-1 vote that now brings a new 203,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter to the N.C. 73/16 intersection. Harry Heesch, who owns Fine Frames, a custom-frame shop located in the Food Lion Shopping Center, is glad Wal-Mart was approved.…

Lincoln Charter raises $25,000 in “Track Attack”

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For the second year in a row, Lincoln Charter School students laced-up their walking shoes and held their “Track Attack” fund-raiser. The all-day event was held this past Friday at the school. According to Parent-Teacher Organization president Debbie Byars, not only did the fund-raiser double in corporate sponsors, but they…

ELAC to work with planning board on sign ordinance

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The East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) is now prepared to work with the Lincoln County Planning Board regarding changes to the county’s sign ordinance. At the monthly ELAC meeting Oct. 18 at the East Lincoln Community Center, members received proposed changes to the sign ordinance presented by county zoning administrator…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST Celebrating their 11th year, November’s Wayne’s Feast will be at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 at Captain Pete’s Restaurant in Mooresville. The featured musical guest is Dennis Benton from Westport Baptist Church. For more information, call Celia or Paul Deese at (704) 483-4355. MONSTER MAYHEM Lincoln County…

Around Town 10/26/2005

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YARD SALE There will be a yard sale to benefit hurricane disaster relief from 8 a.m. – noon on Saturday in the fellowship hall of Boger City United Methodist Church. Proceeds will go to the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Items include kitchen equipment, furniture, electronics, baby crib and more.…

‘Psycho’ set for Halloween eve

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The Lincoln Cultural Center’s “Movies on Main” classic movie series will kick off its inaugural season at 3 p.m. Sunday with a free one- time screening of the Alfred Hitchcock thriller “Psycho.” The movie, which stars Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins, marks the first film shown in the Timken Performance…